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ˌri sɛpˈtɪv ɪ tire·cep·tiv·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. receptiveness, receptivity, opennessnoun

    willingness or readiness to receive (especially impressions or ideas)

    "he was testing the government's receptiveness to reform"; "this receptiveness is the key feature in oestral behavior, enabling natural mating to occur"; "their receptivity to the proposal"

Wiktionary

  1. receptivitynoun

    The state of being receptive

  2. receptivitynoun

    The extent to which something is receptive

Webster Dictionary

  1. Receptivitynoun

    the state or quality of being receptive

    Etymology: [Cf. F. rceptivit.]

  2. Receptivitynoun

    the power or capacity of receiving impressions, as those of the external senses

    Etymology: [Cf. F. rceptivit.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of receptivity in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of receptivity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of receptivity in a Sentence

  1. Deborah Tuerkheimer:

    In some ways, it really is a microcosm of what is happening in our culture. We're moving toward this greater receptivity to accusations of sexual violence.

  2. Margaret Mead:

    The institution of marriage in all societies is a pattern within which the strains put by civilization on males and females alike must be resolved, a pattern within which men must learn, in return for a variety of elaborate rewards, new forms in which sexual spontaneity is still possible, and women must learn to discipline their receptivity to a thousand other considerations.

  3. Deborah Tuerkheimer:

    One obvious difference is that there are now women who have come forward and who are willing to cooperate with the prosecution, in some ways, it really is a microcosm of what is happening in our culture. We're moving toward this greater receptivity to accusations of sexual violence.

  4. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    Any form of art can be known only in deep silence, to be in silence is to be receptive - No sooner you become receptive, you become woman, it has nothing to do with gender, its a quality, which is why woman is epitome of Receptivity!”

  5. Michael Hayden:

    The receptivity of the American public to this indicates that this is an issue, and Teva has to pay attention to it just like other pharma, politically, I can't see this becoming a reality. But the message is more important than the reality, and the message is that we have to be mindful of what the healthcare system can tolerate.

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